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Start a project in Pittsburgh

On ioby, anyone with a great idea for creating positive change in their neighborhood can raise funds, find volunteers and promote their project. When you fundraise for your community project on ioby, you can:

  • Receive one-on-one fundraising and implementation coaching

  • Collect tax-deductible donations

  • Have ioby act as your project’s fiscal sponsor

  • Find new volunteers

  • Join us for grassroots fundraising trainings and workshops

Submit your idea and ioby will reach out to support you on your journey to making positive change in your Pittsburgh neighborhood

You'll have direct access to a dedicated fundraising coach who will be there with you every step of the way while you fundraise. Once you've shared your great idea with us, ioby's Leader Success Team will help you create your crowdfunding page, strategize a plan for crowdfunding success, and help you out anytime you get stuck. Learn more about our Leader Success Strategists.

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About ioby Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is pretty special. From 446 bridges to 90 neighborhoods, there’s a lot to love about the mighty Steel City. But most of all: Pittsburghers don’t wait around to get good done. Since we began our on-the-ground work in Pittsburgh, ioby has collaborated with over 288 resident leaders as they plan, crowdfund, and build positive change in neighborhoods all across the city and region. With a median donation of $50, Pittsburghers working with ioby have raised over $1,124,358 in small donations to make our neighborhoods thriving and full of opportunity for all.

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Donate to a project in your Pittsburgh Neighborhood

  • New Welcome Banners for Grandview Avenue

    Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is raising funds to replace street banners and directory signs for Grandview Avenue and its neighboring business district.

    NEEDS: $0 of 7,830
  • Personal Essentials for Personal Neighbors

    Seniors can avoid stores and long lines and stay safe in their homes while our team makes sure they have the personal essentials needed to get through the winter months.

    NEEDS: $0 of 250
  • Write, Act, & Shoot Youth Film Workshop

    My act, write, and shoot youth film workshops are currently 8 week sessions. Our youth write their own screenplays and produce short films. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 870 + Volunteers
  • Survive It Like That

    You will be safe, secured and sustained with the perfect Bug Out Bag! 

    NEEDS: $5,092 of 5,132
  • Virtual Community Events - Trivia Nights

    Virtual trivia games provide a place where people can safely connect with their groups and friends, bonding, debating, and laughing to help alleviate the negative effects of social isolation.

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,076
  • peace and friendship farm

    Peace and Friendship Farm Helping One Another

    Help us reach a small fundraising goal to support our efforts to end isolation and bring people together to lift up hearts and minds at the Peace and Friendship Farm during this COVID-19 (coronavirus) health pandemic

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,041 + Volunteers
  • Pittsburgh MasQUe ProjecT

    Connecting Pittsburgh's  trans and queer (LGBTQIA) community with face masks from safe, affirming sources. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 10,152 + Volunteers
  • Revival Relief

    Help Revival Chili provide meals to medical and other essential employees in Pittsburgh, while continuing our mission of employing economically vulnerable people.

    NEEDS: $0 of 13,117